The Big Bang Theory
1 Series, 1 Episode
Barry wants nothing more than to start driving on his birthday, but Beverly insists that he's much too highly strung to get behind the wheel and refuses to allow Pops to give her son his old car
A day out with Erica at a roller-skating rink makes Murray wish he hadn't asked his daughter to tell him about her life. The annual back-to-school clothes-buying trip leaves Beverly and Adam at odds.
Barry wants money to buy an expensive new pair of basketball shoes, so Murray hires him to work at his furniture shop so he can earn it. Beverly refuses permission for Adam to see a new horror movie.
Determined to persuade Pops to settle down, Beverly tries playing matchmaker for her father and is soon attempting to pair him up with a woman called Sophia who meets his demanding criteria
Beverly confronts her husband when she discovers that her engagement ring is the same one that Murray gave to his former fiancée. Adam tries to capture the attention of his pretty neighbour Dana.
Adam abandons Pops at Halloween to go trick-or-treating with cool new friends. Beverly dons a costume to attend a teenage Halloween party in secret so she can protect Barry from social humiliation.
Barry is thrilled at the freedom offered by his new driver's licence until Beverly lays down her ten rules of the road and insists he sticks to them. Pops refuses to wear his emergency alert bracelet.
Beverly tries to befriend her reserved, softly-spoken neighbours the Kremp family and bombards them with invitations to a barbecue. Barry and Erica battle for control of the family's telephone line.
When Beverly invites Murray's unreliable brother Marvin to visit at Thanksgiving, she re-ignites the long-standing feud between them. Adam beats Barry at their homespun ball game for the first time.
Erica's new job at a department store is put in jeopardy when Beverly takes advantage of her daughter's employee discount too frequently. Pops tries to convince Barry that his bad luck has improved.
On the eve of the high school talent show, Beverly and Murray fall out over Barry's plan to perform his martial arts routine. Pops urges Erica to sing in the show and gives her an electric guitar.
When Beverly complains that Pops is spending too much time with her at home, Murray takes him back to work at the furniture shop. Adam gives away his old toys in an effort to look more grown up.
While micro-managing Barry and Erica's search for college places, Beverly is pitted against a rival meddling mother. Erica makes a confession to Pops and Murray argues with a video shop assistant.
Adam agrees to take dancing lessons from Beverly because he is planning to attend the school dance with Dana. Beverly is shocked that Murray hasn't spoken to his sons about the facts of life yet.
Adam frets that sexual tension may develop between him and his long-time friend Emmy. When Beverly is caught out reading Erica's diary she promises to trust her daughter instead of snooping in future.
Barry and Erica join Adam and his friends Emmy, Dana and Chad on a treasure hunt inspired by comedy adventure film The Goonies when Pops misplaces some family jewels, much to Beverly's annoyance
Murray struggles to get Adam interested in hockey, but he doesn't enjoy the sport and fakes enthusiasm to please his father. Beverly tries to help Erica prepare for her college entrance exams.
Beverly replaces Murray's favourite chair with a new one without consulting him first. Adam is picked on during the bus ride to school, but he soon regrets enlisting Barry to help fend off the bully.
Murray steps in when Adam asks Beverly to help him avoid the humiliation of taking a national physical fitness test at school. Erica has fun at Barry's expense when he tries to woo her French pen pal.
To help his little brother get his first kiss with Dana, Barry hosts a 'no parents allowed' birthday party in the basement for Adam, instead of the laser tag party that was originally planned
The family rallies round to comfort Erica when she's dumped by her boyfriend Drew, and Beverly finds a handsome new date to take her daughter to a party. Barry gets addicted to an arcade video game.
Murray coaches Barry for his first high school wrestling match but keeps it a secret from Beverly. Adam blackmails Erica into waiting in line with him to buy tickets for the new Stars Wars movie.
Murray gets his moment in the spotlight when he is honoured by his old high school for his basketball prowess. While he and Beverly are away from home, Barry takes advantage and throws a party.